Private Kovco died in
Then it transpires that he was not holding the gun when it went off. So who was holding the gun? The military say no-one but it is subject to an investigation. The family understandably want to know the truth. The military are staying quiet on the matter.
What the hell is going on? He either shot himself or was shot by someone else. If he was shot by someone else was it accidental or deliberate? Was there an argument? Was there some skylarking with a loaded weapon? At least say the circumstances and if required say that there will be an inquiry and put the family at ease.
But no matter the truth, the fact has to be said that this is our first casualty in
We are portrayed by our media and in the rhetoric from Bin Laden and co as “public enemy #3 behind the
Why are we portrayed this way when the extent of our operations in
Why are we seen as so bad?
Is this because we engage in the propaganda war to such a high extent? If we had quiet and did our duty without grandstanding to make us look good to George Bush, would we be so worried about terrorism? Would we be named by Bin Laden on his home videos?
What is the advantage of being big on the rhetoric and propaganda and yet not on the front line so to speak? I don’t mean to denigrate anyone serving in